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100 Years of Air Combat: A Century of Epic Air Battles
Nelson DeMille, host.
Studio: Madacy Home Video.   Format: 10 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 628261093595.  Daedalus Item Code: 68359
 
From the Wright Brothers to Desert Storm, this 20-part documentary series chronicles the tremendous influence that air power has had upon warfare, combining gripping footage with in-depth, ... (Read More)
 
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American Civil War 1861–1865: A Nation Divided; From Gettysburg to Reconstruction

Studio: Direct Source.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 779836138590.  Daedalus Item Code: 58391
 
Using archival photography and realistic battle re-creations, this two-disc set explores the social and political causes of the Civil War, as well as chronicling the epic struggle at Gettysburg, the ... (Read More)
 
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American Experience—The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Chris Cooper, narrator. Barak Goodman, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887010405.  Daedalus Item Code: 59359
 
On March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address to a crowd of 50,000; less than two months later, the president's funeral procession left the capital, even while a massive ... (Read More)
 
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American Experience—The Mine Wars
Michael Murphy, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027342.  Daedalus Item Code: 69196
 
At the beginning of the 20th century, coal was the backbone of American industrial progress, and nearly three quarters of a million men and children spent up to 12 hours a day underground in the ... (Read More)
 
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The American Future: A History
Simon Schama, host.
Studio: BBC.   Format: 2 cutout DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 883929050499.  Daedalus Item Code: 68251
 
For his thought-provoking, four-part series from 2008, historian Simon Schama travelled through the U.S. to dig deep into the conflicts of its history as a way to understand the country's current ... (Read More)
 
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The American Invasion
Michael Brandon, host. James Fowler, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027076.  Daedalus Item Code: 69052
 
During World War II, the arrival of the U.S. Air Force in Great Britain had a profound effect on the military and social history of both nations. Drawing upon interviews with the local population and ... (Read More)
 
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Battle of Britain
Ewan & Colin McGregor, presenters. Ashley Gething, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310867.  Daedalus Item Code: 68166
 
Marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Ewan McGregor and his brother Colin (himself a former RAF pilot) lead viewers through those momentous events of 1940, when "the Few" of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: 25th-Anniversary Edition
Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027397.  Daedalus Item Code: 59786
 
(Winner of the Lincoln Prize and multiple Emmy and Grammy Awards) A landmark television program that for many Americans has come to define not only the Civil War, but also the art of ... (Read More)
 
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Coming Out Under Fire: The Arthur Dong Collection
Arthur Dong, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 767685972236.  Daedalus Item Code: 68430
 
(Winner of a Peabody Award; Winner of the Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival) Based on Allan Bérubé's book, this "quietly devastating" (NYTimes) 1994 documentary examines ... (Read More)
 
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Defending the Realm: The Battle of Britain
David Jason, host.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310980.  Daedalus Item Code: 58660
 
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." So said Winston Churchill regarding the Battle of Britain, a defining moment of the Second World War. To commemorate its ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Requiem
Bebe Neuwirth, narrator. Doug Shultz, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019200.  Daedalus Item Code: 38833
 
This 2012 documentary tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young, passionate Czech choral conductor who was sent to the concentration camp of Theresienstadt (Terezín) in 1941. ... (Read More)
 
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Guns of the Civil War
Charles Martin Smith, host. Cass Paley, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233209624.  Daedalus Item Code: 68392
 
The Civil War changed American life in many ways, and revolutionized the development and production of firearms. Using interviews with scholars, archival photographs, and contemporary images, this ... (Read More)
 
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